DeVry HIT 203 HIT/203 HIT203 Homework 2 Solution


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  1. (TCO 3) When a patient has a Dilation and Curettage (D & C) procedure performed, the dilation must be performed first to gain access to the endometrium which can then be scraped, either for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. The root operation for this procedure is:
  2. (TCO 6) This root operation is considered to be one of last resort and should only be used if none of the other root operations do not apply:
  3. (TCO 3) A patient is seen for elective sterilization and the physician performs a vasectomy by ligating the vas deferens, then excising a portion of the vas deferens. The root operation is:
  4. (TCO 3) The fourth character in ICD-10-PCS depicts the body part. Some body parts are further subdivided into more detailed parts. The lung is divided into nine unique body parts; therefore, if one of these unique body parts (such as: right upper lobe of the lung, right middle lobe of the lung, right lower lobe of the lung) is removed, the appropriate root operation would be
  5. (TCO 5) When coding transplant procedures, this term is used to identify the seventh character (Qualifier) and it means “having to do with individuals or tissues that have identical genes, such as identical twins:”
  6. (TCO 3) Two root operations are similar, in that they both involve cutting or separating a body part only. If the sole objective of the procedure is separating or transecting a body part, the root operation is
  7. (TCO 3) The physician documented that the patient had a “Biopsy of a right breast lesion.” The root operation to be coded is
  8. (TCO 3) The patient was treated for a wart on the thumb of his left hand. The physician performed cryotherapy of one wart on the thumb on the left hand. The root operation used to describe this procedure is
  9. (TCO 5) In Transfer procedures that involve more than one layer (such as the subcutaneous tissue, fascia, and muscle body parts), the body part value represents:
  10. (TCO 3) A child swallowed a toxic chemical by accident a few months ago. Scar tissue is forming in the esophagus. He has to be taken to his physician to stretch the esophagus and open it up. The root operation is:
  11. (TCO 3) When a foreign body is removed from a body part, the root operation used is
  12. (TCO 3) Bone marrow transplantation is coded using the root operation:
  13. (TCO 3) If the physician documents that the patient had a cornea transplant from a cadaver donor, the root operation is:
  14. (TCO 3) The root operation used to describe an “Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy” procedure is
  15. (TCO 5) This root operation describes procedures performed solely for cosmetic reasons: